WASTE CONNECTIONS OF CANADA Careers and Employment
What is it like to work at WASTE CONNECTIONS OF CANADA?
Not the greatest.
Written by Residential Driver (Current Employee) from Kingston, ON on 9 November 2018
You will likely be doing residential curbside recycle pickup in a side load truck and there is no moving up to the "easier/better jobs" as they are given to those with more seniority. Stepping on/off, in/out of the truck all day. Very fast paced and consistant job. You are also required to pick glass out of recycle boxes and separate it before dumping - more... the bin and separate corrugated cardboad from the paper as you will have to empty the truck at the "sorting facility"(see the logics?) You won't have any work/life balance as you will be expected to work up to 12 hours as you will be expected to ... - less
ProsGreat benefits. Decent wage. Excellent uniforms provided for every season.
ConsPoor/careless management. Broken/unrepaired trucks/Not enough trucks. Long hours due to absentees, breakdowns, low worker efficiencies resulting in poor work/life balance.